Former US president Barack Obama also took to Twitter and posted a throwback picture with the chef. For him, food, though a huge pleasure, was more importantly a storytelling tool, and a passport to the world at large. "Right now a New Yorker takes their life every five hours". His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.
"When I was working with him last week he was giddy".
Nationwide, almost 45,000 people took their lives in 2016, the CDC reported; while mental illness is one of several contributing factors, more than half of these victims did not have a known mental health problem.
On Sunday, June 10, CNN has confirmed it will air a new episode of "Parts Unknown" set in Berlin.
Bourdain was found unresponsive in a hotel room in France yesterday.
"Anthony gave all of himself in everything that he did", Argento said. There is no evidence of foul play, Christian de Rocquigny explained.
Bourdain became an outspoken supporter of the #MeToo movement after Argento accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault in October.
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead at age 61
More than a decade after he wrote about his drug use in his first book Kitchen Confidential, Bourdain apologised for the bestseller after a number of sexual misconduct reports were levelled at fellow celebrity chef Mario Batali.
"I stand unhesitatingly and unwaveringly with the women", he wrote on in a 2017 essay on Medium.
Traversing the globe meant visiting areas of conflict and also intense poverty, and Bourdain didn't shy away from either. "No Reservations" ran on the Travel Channel from 2005 to 2012 and was replaced by another show, the "The Layover" which ran until 2013.
"I came here to share the grief of the loss of such a talented chef. he was such a special person because he had such a great passion for Vietnamese food", customer Nguyen Quan told AFP.
Still, the staff figured maybe Bourdain has just gone to a different restaurant for the night.
Bourdain was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey.
But he thrived in restaurant kitchens, and that work led him to the Culinary Institute of America, where he graduated in 1978. He spent years as a line cook and sous chef at restaurants in the Northeast before becoming executive chef at Manhattan's Brasserie Les Halles. But unlike other celebrity chefs, he never seemed to lose a certain humility that was evident in his career in front of the camera.
Just four months before the beloved chef died in his hotel room, he eerily spoke about death in an interview with People magazine. Wherever he was in the world, Bourdain could find the joy in any food as long as it tasted good, whether it was haute cuisine or peasant food made from the "nasty bits", often described in pornographic terms. "The Story of Food Waste" at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in NY.More news: How to stream NASA’s mysterious Mars announcement today